In recent weeks, it’s been nearly impossible to escape media coverage of the news that medical errors are now the third-leading cause of death in the United States.
It’s enough to leave anyone terrified–especially women seeking abortions, who are often subject to a litany of false claims about abortion safety.
So is abortion safe?
The answer is a resounding YES.
In a cultural climate where medicine is increasingly harming people, abortion remains one of the safest medical procedures a woman can undergo. And in a country where maternal mortality is rising rather than shrinking, abortion may be the best option for avoiding the clear dangers associated with a problematic childbirth culture.
To learn more about the research, read ACOL’s Daily Kos piece on the topic here.
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